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Suffrage, Stories, and Civics

Celebrations marking the one hundredth anniversary of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, granting women the right to vote, have reminded us that many stories like that of Matilda Joslyn Gage have yet to be told.

March 2021 

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Log Cabins Tell South Dakota's History

The latest issue of South Dakota History, the quarterly journal of the South Dakota State Historical Society, features an article on one type of historic structure that appear throughout the state, log cabins. We asked Chris Nelson, State Historic Preservation Specialist, and the author of this piece, how he became interested in log cabins and what keeps him interested.

February 2021